CNC Operator - Aberdeen

Machine Shop
Ref: 579 Date Posted: Tuesday 11 Jun 2024

Balmoral, a division of Balmoral Group, is a trusted partner to the global offshore energy sector.  We offer unrivalled technical expertise, a vast project track record and evidenced-based buoyancy, protection and insulation product solutions, market innovator for buoyancy, protection and insulation product solutions.

We are currently looking to recruit an experienced CNC Operator.

Working in a small team of skilled and semi-skilled operators you will adhere to all appropriate quality and safety procedures, you will be responsible for the machining of products made from composite materials. (candidates who have worked with metals, their skills are easily transferable)

The machining process includes minor editing of CNC programs, and working closely with support groups to decide machining methodology on both 5 axis mills and vertical lathes. CNC programs will be provided for the 5 axis work and VTL work.

Main Duties

  • Set up and run CNC Vertical Turning Lathes and 4/5 axis milling machine.
  • Assisting and setting up machines for semi-skilled CNC production operators
  • Machining of  Balmoral Buoyancy products to conform to drawing tolerances
  • Ability to work a 3-shift system covering 5 days.
  • The aptitude to work more than one machine at a time. (due to long running cycles)
  • Complies with all quality policies, specifications, regulations and instructions
  • Effectively communicate and understand job instructions both verbally and written in the English language

Skills and experience

  • Ideally you will be a time served machinist with a strong engineering background.
  • Proven ability to reads and interpret blueprints
  • Experience in programming and operating of Fanuc, Siemens and Heidehain
  • Experience in working a variety of CNC machines with an emphasis on CNC milling.
  • You will have good problem solving skills and be a dynamic person.
  • Some supervisory experience is an advantage.

Working at Balmoral comes with a number of benefits including:

  • Competitive salary
  • Company pension
  • Starting on 33 days (pro-rated) annual leave, increasing with length of service
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Life insurance (death in service)
  • Access to an employee discount website
  • Employee long service rewards scheme
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Electric car scheme
  • Holiday purchase scheme

Working with Balmoral you get the opportunity to work in a fast-paced environment that is varied and challenging - with limitless potential for career progression.

Please note that Balmoral is unable to support employment visa sponsorship at this time.